Brian C. Kalt

Professor of Law & Harold Norris Faculty Scholar

Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 415
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Before coming to MSU College of Law in 2000, Professor Brian Kalt was a law clerk for the Honorable Danny J. Boggs, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, and an associate at the Washington D.C. office of Sidley Austin.

His research focuses on structural constitutional law, especially provisions concerning the presidency (elections, impeachment, pardons, and the 25th Amendment), and on juries.

He has appeared numerous times on national television, and has written for the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic, among many other publications. His law-review article on the impeachment of ex-presidents was cited by both sides’ lawyers during the second impeachment of President Trump.

In addition to teaching at MSU, he has been a visiting professor at the University of Alabama and the University of Ottawa, and a visiting lecturer at Vytautas Magnus University in Lithuania.

Professor Kalt is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Sixth Circuit.

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J.D. Yale Law School
A.B. University of Michigan